After sanctioning its first women's youth world championship in 2002, FIFA added the Under-17 Women's World Cup to its calendar of events in 2008.
CONCACAF, likewise, began its U-17 women's championship the same year, staging the inaugural event in Trinidad & Tobago. The tournament is an eight-nation event, with three teams qualifying for the World Cup.
Year Venue Qualifiers
2008 Trinidad & Tobago Canada, Costa Rica, *United States
2010 Costa Rica *Canada, Mexico, @Trinidad & Tobago
2012 Guatemala Canada, Mexico, *United States
* - Champion
@ - World Cup host